Panaji: A 21-year-old in Goa has killed himself after an MMS that featured him with his girlfriend went viral.
The police says that Arjun Mainkar from a village in North Goa, hanged himself on August 5 . His suicide note says that his girlfriend's family had allegedly threatened to harm his sister as revenge for the MMS.
The police said they have registered a case against the girl's family for abetment of suicide, though no one has been arrested so far.
After the MMS was allegedly shot by Arjun, his family as well as his girlfriend's had decided that the couple should get married.
Arjun had filed an affidavit before the local notary agreeing to marry his girlfriend, the police said.
A senior official from Valpoi police station, which is investigating the case, said Arjun's two-page suicide note mentions that the girl's mother and her three brothers were harassing him and had threatened to hurt his sister.
Story first published:
August 22, 2012 13:36 IST